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Mar 31, 2016, 13:30 ET National Healthcare Decisions Day Programs to Focus on End-of-Life Care Planning Discussions

 The 9th Annual National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) will be held on April 16, and observed with a number of educational events in the week...


Mar 30, 2016, 08:30 ET Unique Clinical Decision Support App And Online Tool Helps Clinicians Manage Anticoagulation Medications During Surgery

A new, freely-available smart phone application and online tool developed by an IPRO-led coalition enables clinicians to easily determine whether,...


Jan 19, 2016, 14:00 ET Quality Improvement Group to Address End-of-Life Care Planning on Long Island

 IPRO, New York-based leader of the Atlantic Quality Improvement Network (AQIN), has received special funding from the Centers for Medicare...


Dec 09, 2015, 13:00 ET IPRO Wins Four Regional Dialysis Quality Improvement Contracts

 IPRO has won four regional End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Network quality improvement contracts to support dialysis patients, families and...


Nov 16, 2015, 19:57 ET Organización sin ánimo de lucro de NY ayuda a adultos mayores hispanos/latinos a manejar la diabetes

La red conducida por IPRO Atlantic Quality Innovation Network (AQIN), la organización para la mejora de la calidad de la atención...


Nov 16, 2015, 14:00 ET NY Non-Profit Helps Hispanic/Latino Seniors Manage Diabetes

The IPRO-led Atlantic Quality Innovation Network (AQIN), the Medicare-funded healthcare quality improvement organization for New York, is scoring...


Nov 12, 2015, 09:00 ET Sportradar Fuels iPro's Real-Time Sports Prediction Platform for NFL

iPro, a mobile gaming technology company, has teamed with Sportradar, the leading provider of sports data services globally, to integrate the...


Oct 21, 2015, 10:00 ET Quality Improvement Team Wins Special Funding to Address Sepsis

 A Medicare quality improvement network has secured special funding from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to improve...


Oct 15, 2015, 09:00 ET Play ringit! Now For Real-time, Play-By-Play Sports Prediction Gaming During Live NFL® Football Games

 Are you a sideline signal caller? Do you rule your fantasy league? Do opposing coaches accuse you of stealing signals? If so, your...


Sep 30, 2015, 11:30 ET IPRO's ESRD NCC Wins National Patient Engagement and Advocacy Award

IPRO's End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) National Coordinating Center (NCC) is the first organizational recipient of the American Association of...


Sep 22, 2015, 09:00 ET iPro Raises Stakes On Fantasy Sports With ringit! - Built On World's First Real-time, Play-by-play Sports Prediction Platform With Dynamic Odds

 Watching "the game" is about to change forever. iPro, Inc., a new mobile gaming technology company, is placing its bet on the more than 40...


May 28, 2015, 10:00 ET IPRO Announces 2015 Quality Award Winners

 Two upstate hospitals and five nursing homes are winners of IPRO's 2015 Quality Awards, to be presented June 2nd at the organization's 31st...


Jan 26, 2015, 14:00 ET IPRO Taking Over Major Hospital Performance Database

 IPRO, a leading nonprofit healthcare quality improvement and evaluation organization, has taken over from The Commonwealth Fund a major online...


Oct 29, 2014, 10:00 ET IPRO Team Creates Drug Safety Tool For Care Transitions, Cites Improved Communications Regarding High Risk Medications

 Pharmacy quality improvement experts at IPRO have created and field tested a unique audit tool aimed at reducing anticoagulant-related adverse...


Sep 04, 2014, 14:30 ET IPRO-Led Interventions Have Helped Improve Healthcare Quality For New York's Medicare Beneficiaries

Recent enhancements in healthcare quality for New York's Medicare beneficiaries are detailed in IPRO's new Medicare Quality Improvement...


Jul 23, 2014, 14:00 ET IPRO Wins Regional Medicare Quality Innovation Contract

 IPRO has won an historic, five-year award as the Medicare-funded Quality Innovation Network (QIN) contractor for the states of New...


Jun 16, 2014, 10:00 ET Healthcare Providers Receive 2014 IPRO Quality Awards

Eight individual New York healthcare providers and groups of providers – including all 11 hospitals of New York City's Health and Hospitals...


May 22, 2014, 09:30 ET Twenty-Eight Albany-Area Healthcare Organizations Receive 2014 IPRO Quality Awards

Twenty-eight Capital District region healthcare organizations have been named recipients of 2014 IPRO Quality Awards. The awards, given annually by...


May 13, 2014, 09:30 ET Unique New Tool Provides "Snapshot" Of Anticoagulation Management Strategies During Invasive Medical Procedures

A new, free-of-charge tool designed by the Peri-Procedural Task Force of the IPRO-led New York State Anticoagulation Coalition will enable...


Dec 09, 2013, 13:00 ET Care Transition Interventions Led To 20.8% Reduction In Rehospitalizations, According To Study Done In Three New York Communities

Results from IPRO-led Project Presented at IHI Scientific Symposium Evidence-based interventions to improve transitions of care, as part of...


Jun 13, 2013, 17:19 ET Healthcare Providers And Professionals Receive 2013 IPRO Quality Awards

Eighteen individual New York healthcare providers – and three groups of healthcare organizations, totaling an additional 60 awardees -- have...


Jan 23, 2013, 10:00 ET In New JAMA Study, New York Hospitals Show Reduced Readmission Rates

Capital Region Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Home Health Agencies Worked with IPRO in National CMS "Care Transitions" Initiative Hospitals,...


Jan 18, 2013, 09:30 ET IPRO Awarded Three ESRD Network Contracts

IPRO, one of the nation's largest healthcare quality improvement contractors, has been awarded three major federal contracts to oversee the...


Jun 15, 2011, 09:30 ET Fourteen New York Healthcare Providers and Professionals Receive 2011 IPRO Quality Awards for Measurable Improvements in Care

Awards Presented at 27th Annual Meeting Fourteen healthcare organizations from throughout New York State have been named recipients of the 2011...


Jun 14, 2011, 09:30 ET IPRO Executive Named to Healthcare Accreditation Board

IPRO Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Harry M. Feder, MPA, has been named to the Board of Directors of URAC, the nationally...